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  • Medal of Honor

    A solider killed in Afghanistan recently has Minnesota ties. Thirty-one-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Adam Thomas attended elementary school in St. Peter. His father is an accounting professor at Southwest Minnesota State University and his mother …

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    08 Oct 16
  • Election1

    With less than a month until Election Day, Brown County Auditor-Treasurer Jean Prochniak is encouraging all Brown County residents to exercise their right to vote. The deadline to register in person or online is October …

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    08 Oct 16
  • Le Sueur County2

    On Monday, Governor Mark Dayton will visit the Le Sueur County Courthouse in Le Center to meet with the local justice system officials and learn about the county’s drug court program. During his visit, the …

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    08 Oct 16
  • Gustavus Adolphus College

    Award-winning author and University of Minnesota professor Erika Lee will discuss the forgotten history of the first global “immigation crisis of the late 19th and early 20th centuries” at Gustavus Adolphus College on Thursday, October …

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    08 Oct 16
  • CarCrashw

    A 19-year-old Jackson woman was injured Thursday night in a rollover accident on Highway 60. According to the state patrol, Faith E. Hansen was driving her 2003 Volkswagen Beetle west on Highway 60 when she …

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    07 Oct 16
  • GFW

    The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop varsity and junior varsity football players will forfeit their next two games after a hazing incident. The school district issued the two game suspension after it was determined many players violated the districts …

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    07 Oct 16
  • Highway 169 sign

    Next week is a big week for Highway 169 between Mankato and St. Peter. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans on fully opening all four lanes on Wednesday, October 12. A ceremony with local, state …

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    07 Oct 16
  • Walnut Grove

    A Medal of Honor Recipient was welcomed home in Walnut Grove Thursday as he spoke to students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Leo Thorsness is a retired Air Force Colonel and former prisoner of …

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    07 Oct 16